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Ring

  • Place of origin:

    Italy (made)

  • Date:

    5th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraved bronze

  • Museum number:

    95-1899

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Bronze ring, the oval bezel engraved with a ship bearing the Chi Rho monogram on the sail, inscribed STEPANVS HELENAE.

Place of Origin

Italy (made)

Date

5th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Engraved bronze

Marks and inscriptions

Chi Rho monogram
On the ship's sail

'STEPANVS HELENAE'
inscription

Dimensions

Height: 2.2 cm, Width: 2.4 cm, Depth: 1.4 cm

Object history note

ex Waterton Collection

Descriptive line

Bronze ring, the bezel engraved with a ship bearing the Chi Rho monogram on the sail, inscribed STEPANVS HELENAE, Italy, Early Christian, 5th century

Materials

Bronze

Techniques

Engraving

Subjects depicted

Ships; Sails; Monograms

Categories

Jewellery; Metalwork; Christianity

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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